Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is a thriving liberal religious community of close to 150 members. We work and play together to meet our individual and group needs - be they spiritual, intellectual, or social. We welcome all who seek a religious home, free of creeds and based on love, reason, and conscience. We first met over 60 years ago as a small lay-led fellowship and have grown with the help of strong leadership - both lay and ministerial - to a dynamic fellowship serving Humboldt County and the Northern coast of California. We invite you to browse through our website to learn more about our Sunday services, our programs, social action activities, and religious education.
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Upcoming Events at HUUF - January 2017
We currently hold two services, one at 9:00 a.m. and the other at 11:00 a.m. Childcare is provided at 9:00 a.m. and Religious Education and Nursery Care are provided at the 11:00 a.m. service.
Sunday, January 1 – 11 a.m. Cider Sunday – Veronica Galiani & JoAnn Huffman. Let’s start the New Year with friends. JoAn and Veronica invite you to sip a cup of cider or coffee and think about the past year’s events, as well as the year ahead. Do you have any New Year’s resolutions? Bring snack foods and goodies as well as thoughts to share.
Baba Jamal is the recipient of the highest award presented by the National Association of Blackstorytelling: The Zora Neale Hurston Award, as well as the National Storytelling Network's Circle of Excellence Oracle Award. He has been featured at the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian museums, national and regional storytelling festivals, theaters, museums, outdoor events and schools in Germany and Ghana, Mali, and South Africa. He holds B.A., M.S., and Ed.S degrees.
Sunday, January 22 - 9 a.m & 11 a.m. Purpose-Driven Congregations & Their Post-Inagural Importance – Reverend Bryan Jessup. Congregations that thrive and serve their purpose in the world are composed of people who have a unified understanding of who they are as a group and why they exist. UU congregations across our country are becoming increasingly aware of how vital their work is. They have found it useful to state, in a succinct way, what values they serve, what their purpose is, and what outcomes they hope to create. In this service, we will explore our draft of HUUF’s Values, Purpose and Ends.
On Saturday Jan. 28, there will be a congregational workshop to discuss being a “Purpose-Driven Congregation” and to ready our statement of Values, Purpose and Ends for a consensus.
Sunday, January 29 - 9 a.m & 11 a.m. The Buddha Walked Into a Bar – Dennis Reynolds. Many in the west place Buddhist and contemplative practice on a pedestal or view it as something one can strive to do. Perhaps lightening up and not doing can open doors to new experiences, perspectives and insights.
Since serving as the minister at HUUF in 2011-2012, Dennis and his wife Suzanne have made their home on Whidbey Island, Wash., where Dennis serves as minister with the Unitarian Universalist Congregation there and Suzanne works as a Hospice volunteer coordinator. They report that they love that little island, but miss the real trees and the people of Humboldt.
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